I've had a hard couple of years. When you're down, it's easy to wrap yourself in a blanket of negativity, stick your head under the proverbial covers and never come out. I've been there. Aspec…

My latest accessory is sleek, black and goes with just about everything. Yesterday felt a little like Christmas morning as I waited for my orthotist to unveil my new, custom knee brace. The br…

In my line of work, I get a lot of unsolicited samples and materials from companies and advocacy groups. Among some of the most interesting items that have graced the health reporter's desk ar…

When I had surgery to reconstruct my right ACL two months ago, the last thing on my mind was quitting the sport that had me head over heels in December and left me with my heels over my head i…

As much as I hate to make a Britney Spears reference, this title was the best thing I could think of to describe the feelings I've been having since I tore my ACL a couple weeks ago. Actually,…

This week, I went to visit natural resources specialist Rich Crowe at the Macon County Conservation District for a story I'm doing on efforts to update a register of the biggest trees in Macon…

This week, I've had the pleasure of collecting stories about people's favorite childhood holiday memories. We put together a piece set to run Christmas Day in the Herald & Review. The whol…

Last night, I had a dream that I was growing a righteous handlebar mustache. If you know me, you're probably not surprised by this. I take Halloween (and weddings) very seriously and have been…

I will not stop with the tooth puns. Since my last post, I've experienced the blogosphere's strange form of karma. Or maybe it's just regular karma. Regardless, it was timely.